Press: Waterfront developers prepare for a sea change

Press: Waterfront developers prepare for a sea change

Reporter Tim Logan of The Boston Globe highlights several developments preparing for rising sea levels, including the new Clippership Wharf residences in East Boston, designed by The Architectural Team and Halvorson Design for developer LendLease.

Planning the Largest Mixed-Use Development in the Region

Planning the Largest Mixed-Use Development in the Region

Located on the site of the former Rockingham Park racing track along Route 28 in Salem, NH, Tuscan Village is set to become the largest mixed-use development of its kind in the region. The master plan for this themed 170-acre lifestyle center—developed by architects Prellwitz Chilinski Associates with landscape visioning by Halvorson Design for Tuscan Brands and Grossman Development—will feature a luxury hotel, restaurants, entertainment venues, retail, and residences, as well as corporate and medical offices.

PRESS: Hingham cemetery plans renovation, expansion

PRESS: Hingham cemetery plans renovation, expansion

St. Paul Parish is launching a five-year restoration and expansion project to upgrade its cemetery on Hersey Street. The church hired Boston-based Halvorson Design Partnership, who has worked on Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, to draw up redesign options for the 141-year-old cemetery. On Sunday, they will present their plans and take feedback at a public meeting.

Passport to a Climate Resilient South Boston

Passport to a Climate Resilient South Boston

Greenovate Boston shared updates from the Climate Ready South Boston Open House, where residents and stakeholders gathered to get updates on the project and share their insights. Led by Arcadis, a global leader in climate resilience, the team for the South Boston Resiliency Study includes Halvorson Design Partnership, CivicMoxie, Harriet Tregoning, coUrbanize, HR&A and the Woods Hole Group.

Press: In Boston’s Leading Hospitals, Nature Is Part of the Therapy

In a recent issue of ASLA's The Dirt, author Jared Green visited two projects in Boston that exemplify the valuable role nature plays in recovery: the Spaulding Rehabilitation Center and the Halvorson-designed Howard Ulfelder, MD, Healing Garden located on the 8th floor of Massachusetts General Hospital's Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care.

Asa Gray Garden: A 21st Century Garden for a 19th Century Botanist

Celebrating the distinguished career of Asa Gray—considered by many to be the most important American botanist of the 19th century—the Asa Gray Garden is one of the first spaces that greets visitors to Mount Auburn Cemetery. It sets the stage for the unfolding vistas, landscape specimens, and monuments that wait beyond the cemetery gates. 

PRESS: Nashua city planners adopt riverfront development plan

PRESS: Nashua city planners adopt riverfront development plan

NASHUA — Using Nashua’s riverfront to promote businesses, attract new residents and encourage recreation is captured in a newly proposed riverfront development plan that has been adopted by city planners. Last week, the Nashua Planning Board unanimously approved the riverfront development plan as part of the city’s master planning efforts, however the document must still be supported by the Board of Aldermen.